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[texts]Escape In Italy: The Narrative Of Lieutenant William L. Newnan, United States Rangers - Newnan, William Loring, 1917-
FOREWORD "THIS IS A BOOK for which there never was an original manuscript. It was recorded in my study as the narrator, without pause or interruption, in simple staccato recitative, told it to his father and mother, a few intimate friends, and me, a day or two after he first returned. The transcript from this recording has been subject to little editing other than that deemed appropriate by the War Department, with the result you are about to enjoy...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Newnan, William Loring, 1917-; World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy
Downloads: 5
[texts]TM 11-2413 Hydrogen Generator ML-303/TM, 1944 - United States. War Department
TM 11-2413 Hydrogen Generator ML-303/TM, 1944-07-15 CONTENTS SECTION I. Description. Purpose Components Hydrogen Generator ML-303/TM . . . Calcium Hydride Charge ML-304/TM Calcium Hydride Charge ML-305/TM Punch II. Installation. Preparation of Hydrogen Generator ML-303/TM for use III. Operation. Using Hydrogen Generator ML-303/TM Special instructions for use in arctic climates Disposal of used charge cans IV...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, Manuals, Etc; World War II; Hydrogen -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; United States. Army; Field Manual; Technical Manual
Downloads: 6
[texts]TM 8-628 Instrument Sterilizer, Item 7917005, 1944 - United States. War Department
TM 8-628 Instrument Sterilizer, Item 7917005, 1944-11-04 CONTENTS Paragraph Page CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION Scope 1 1 Description 2 1 Data 3 1 CHAPTER 2. OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS General 4 5 Service upon receipt of equipment 5 5 Controls 6 5 Operation 7 6 CHAPTER 3. MAINTENANCE General 8 8 Operator's preventive maintenance 9 8 Trouble shooting 10 8 Maintenance operations 11 11 APPENDIX I. SHIPMENT AND STORAGE 15 II...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, Manuals, Etc; World War II; Surgical Instruments And Apparatus -- Sterilization -- United States -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; United States. Army; Technical Manual; United States. -- Army -- Medical care -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Field Manual
Downloads: 5
[texts]TM 9-1662 Binaural Training Instruments, M1 And M2, 1941 - United States. War Department
Prepared under direction of the Chief of Ordnance Section I. General. Paragraph Purpose 1 Scope 2 References 3 II. Description. General 4: III. Binaural training instrument, Ml. Operation 5 Inspection 6 Maintenance and repair 7 IV. Binaural training instrument, M2. Operation 8 Inspection 9 Maintenance and repair 10 V. Care and preservation. Procedure 11 Appendix. List of references 25 Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, Manuals, Etc; Technical Manual; United States. Army; Acoustic localization -- Equipment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Field Manual; World War II
Downloads: 2
[texts]TM 11-2520 Dual Channel Amplifier AM-42/FRC, 1944 - United States. War Department
TM 11-2520 Dual Channel Amplifier AM-42/FRC, 1944-11-11 TABLE OF CONTENTS Paragraph Page SECTION I. Description. General 1 1 List o components, weights and dimensions 2 1 Dual Channel Amplifier AM-43/FRC 3 1 Relay-rack panel 4 3 Power supply 5 3 II. Installation and operation. Installation 6 3 Operation 7 0 III. Functioning of parts. Amplifier circuits 8 5 Power supply 9 7 IV. Maintenance. Routine maintenance 10 Preventive maintenance 11 9 Voltage and resistance charts ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, Manuals, Etc; World War II; Amplifiers, Radio Frequency -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; United States. Army; Technical Manual; Field Manual
Downloads: 4
[movies]Swords Into Plowshares, 1946 - United States. Department of State. Office of the Secretary
National Archives description: "On the work of the Foreign Liquidation Commission in Italy. Shows devastated Italian cities, masses of surplus trucks and jeeps, cranes, an ox drawn plow, reconstruction in Cassino, and distribution of clothing to civilians. Describes surplus disposal procedures. Shows reconstruction of buildings, bridges, hydro-electric plants, factories, steel mills, and railroads...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy; United States. -- Office of the Foreign Liquidation Commissioner; World War II: Postwar Issues; World War, 1939-1945; World War II
Downloads: 16
[texts]Father Meany & The Fighting 69th - Jenkins, Burris, 1869-1945
CONTENTS I The Night Before Page ii II The Attack Page 20 III The Medal Page 29 IV The Boy Page 42 V The Last Mile Page 53 Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Infantry, 165th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Meany, Stephen J; Chaplains, Military -- United States; World War II; Military Chaplains -- Biography
Downloads: 4
[texts]TM 9-1557 Elevation Quadrant M1, 1941 - United States. War Department
Prepared under direction of the Chief of Ordnance General 1 Description and operation 2 Inspection 3 Maintenance and repair . 4 Care and preservation 5 Appendix. List of references 15 Digitized by Google
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Quadrants (Astronomical instruments) -- Maintenance and repair -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Field Manual; Fire Control (Gunnery) -- Optical Equipment -- Maintenance and repair -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; World War II; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Technical Manual; United States. Army
Downloads: 5
[texts]TM 11-1222 Test Set AN/MPM-4 1945 - United States. War Department
TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION I. Description Paragraph Page Introduction 1 Power 2 Calibrator BC-725-A 3 Calibrator BC-726-A 4 Signal Generator TS-301/U 5 Chest CH-273 6 II. Installation and operation. General 7 III. Functioning of parts. Introduction 8 Calibrator BC-725-A 9 Calibrator BC-726-A 10 Signal Generator TS-301/U 1 1 IV. Maintenance. General 12 Chest CH-273 13 Cords. 14 Unsatisfactory equipment report 15 V...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; Technical Manual; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Field Manual; Testing -- Equipment and supplies -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; World War II
Downloads: 3
[texts]ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II : an interview with Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Lewis F. Powell, Jr. - Putney, Diane T. (Diane Therese), 1949-
Contents Foreword v Introduction j x Lewis F. Powell, Jr.: An ULTRA Memoir, Diane T. Putney and Richard H. Kohn 1 The U.S. Military Intelligence Service: The ULTRA Mission, Diane T. Putney 55 Endnotes 99 Bibliography 105 Appendices: 1. Memorandum of Activities of Intelligence Section of the 319th Bomb Group, 28 August 1943 111 2. Notes Taken at Bletchley Park, February-March 1944 116 3. Excerpt from Report on Visit to Operational Air Commands, 14 May 1944 168 4...
Keywords: World War; 1939-1945 -- Cryptography; World War II; World War; 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War; 1939-1945 -- Electronic Intelligence -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; USAF Warrior Studies; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Electronic Intelligence -- United States; Judges -- United States -- Interviews
Downloads: 9
[texts]Piercing the fog : intelligence and Army Air Forces operations in World War II - Kreis, John F., 1940-
TABLE OF CONTENTS FOREWORD iii PREFACE v AUTHORS vii Introduction John F. Kreis 1 Chapter 1 Early Intelligence Organization in the Army Air Corps Thomas A. Fabyanic and Robert F. Futrell 11 American Air Intelligence in World War I 12 Air Intelligence in the 1920s 17 Air Intelligence in the Early 1930s 20 The Air Corps Tactical School and Air Intelligence .... 24 Acquisition and Evaluation of Air Intelligence: Developments in Europe and Asia 28 The Approach of War 39 AWPD-1: Planning an Air War 4...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Military Intelligence; Army Air Forces Historical Studies
Downloads: 9
[texts]TM 12-250 Administration 1942 - United States. War Department
Part One. Company. Paragraphs Chapter 1. General 1-7 Chapter 2. Business management — property. Section I. General 8-14 II. Property records and reports 15-26 Chapter 3. Business management — mess. Section I. Mess management 27-35 II. Mess records and reports 36-38 Chapter 4. Business management — fiscal. Section I. Payment of company 39-41 II. Company fund 42-50 Chapter 5. Personnel management...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Military Administration -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; World War II; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Technical Manual; United States. -- Army -- Management; Field Manual
Downloads: 3
[texts]TM 12-252 The Army Clerk 1943 - United States. War Department
Chapter 1. Organization of the Army Section I. Army of the United States 1-7 II. Army Ground Forces 8-14 III. Chain of command 15-18 IV. Channels of communication 19-26 Chapter 2. Organization of regimental headquarters Section I. General ... 27-28 II. Staff 29-32 III. Organization of adjutant's office 33-44 Chapter 3. Unit personnel section procedures i Section I. Clerk's responsibility 45-49 II. Initial records; received and checked by unit personnel section 50-56 III...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Clerical Work -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Technical Manual; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Field Manual; World War II
Downloads: 5
[texts]TM 5-687 Inspection And Preventive Maintenance Services For Fire Protection Equipment And Appliances 1946 - United States. War Department
CONTENTS Paragraphs Page CHAPTER 1. GENERAL 1-4 l CHAPTER 2. MOTORIZED FIRE APPARATUS AND AUXILIARY PUMPING EQUIPMENT. Section I. General 5-6 3 II. Types of fire apparatus 7-10 3 III. Routine inspections and preventive maintenance services 11-18 9 IV. Operational preventive maintenance 19-21 14 V. Winterization 22-26 15 VI. Records , 27 17 CHAPTER 3. FIRE EXTINGUISHERS. Section I. General 28-30 18 II...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Fire Extinction -- Equipment And Supplies -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; United States. Army; Fire Extinction -- Equipment And Supplies; Technical Manual; Field Manual
Downloads: 5
[texts]TM 21-250 Army Instruction - United States. War Department
Chapter 1. General. Paragraphs Section I. General 1-4 II. Stages of instruction 5-9 III. Instructor's task 10 Chapter 2. Preparation. Section I. General 11 II. Selection of material for instruction 12-15 III. The lesson plan 16-21 IV. Planning mechanical aspects 22-24 V. Final rehearsal 25 Chapter 3. Presentation. Section I. General 26-30 II. Introduction 31-32 III. Explanation — lecture 33-36 IV...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; Soldiers -- Training Of -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Technical Manual; World War II; Field Manual; WWII; Military Education -- United States -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc
Downloads: 7
[texts]They'll Never Quit : an American tribute to the people of Britain - Klemmer, Harvey
CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE 1. Blitzkrieg 1 2. Britain at Bay 9 3. Objectives — Military and Otherwise 21 4. Fighting Back 34 5. "Never Was So Much Owed by So Many To So Few" 48 6. Beating the Night Bomber 64 7. Taking It 74 8. Bomb Disposal 90 9. Gone to Earth 105 10. Digging Them Out 122 11. "To 'ell With 'itler" 135 12. Direct Hit 146 13. Marx Comes to Mayfair 156 14. Commuter 173 15. Country Life 187 16...
Keywords: Great Britain; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain; World War II
Downloads: 6
[texts]Condensed analysis of the Ninth Air Force in the European theater of operations : an analytical study of the operating procedures and functional organization of tactical air power as developed by the Ninth Air Force in the war of Western Europe. - United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History
TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Foreword v Preface vii Foreword to the 1946 Edition ix Acknowledgments, 1946 Edition xi Maps xviii Charts xix Chapter I. — Introduction 1 Chapter II. — A Critical Review of Ninth Air Force Operations 7 A. General Operational Considerations 7 B. Pre-Invasion Tactical Air Offensive. (16 October 1943-5 June 1944) 12 C. Campaign of Normandy. (6 June 1944-24 July 1944) . ... 19 D...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Air Force; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army Air Forces. -- Air Force, 9th -- Organization; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe; United States. -- Army Air Forces. -- Air Force, 9th
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[movies]Show For Internees, Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippine Islands, 02/23/1945 - United States. Army
Military band plays to an audience of internees. Emcee in white dinner jacket. Little girls perform gymnastics. Couple performs a dance routine. Soldier sings. Man in kilt talks at microphone then trio does a celtic dance. View of audience. Military band plays. Woman in sari perform dances. Woman in evening dress singing. Views of audience. Extracted from US Army film "Crossing Cainte River, Tay Tay, Luzon, Philippine Islands; Show For Internees, Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippine Islands, 02/23/1...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines); World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Japanese; Santo Tomas; World War II; Bands (Music)
Downloads: 26
[movies]Crossing Cainte River, Tay Tay, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 02/23/1945 - United States. Army
Shows Army personnel crossing river. Closeup of muddy boots. Army bulldozer leads a line of Jeeps, fording river. Civilians watch. Convoy of Jeeps. New scene of soldiers crossing field on foot. Extracted from US Army film "Crossing Cainte River, Tay Tay, Luzon, Philippine Islands; Show For Internees, Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippine Islands, 02/23/1945"  No National Archives description. National Archives Identifier: 17294
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Luzon; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines
Downloads: 14
[movies]Fires Burn On Randolph General Scenes Aboard, 02/28/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #8897. National Archives description "1) MS Men swab flight deck of USS Randolph. 2) MS Two destroyers underway. 3) GV Sunset scene: plane in flight overhead. 4) MS Bow of Randolph cuts through water. 5) LS CVL underway. 6) MS Aviation ordnancemen work on gun. 7) MS-GV Officers and men sun bathe on deck, play catch, etc.-SV. 8) MS Aviation ordnancemen clean belt of 50 caliber ammunition...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; USS Randolph (CV-15); World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; USS Randolph; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Helldiver (Dive Bomber); World War II; WWII In Color
Downloads: 17
[movies]Ships Off The Shore Of Iwo Jima; Scenes Aboard An Escort Aircraft Carrier (CVE), 02/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #11054. National Archives description "This film shows naval and auxiliary ships off the shore of Iwo Jima, including cargo and transport ships and landing crafts. The film also shows activities aboard a CVE." National Archives Identifier: 2439892
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Iwo Jima, Battle Of, Japan, 1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States -- Navy -- Aviation; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; WWII In Color
Downloads: 38
[movies]Aerial Views Of Action Over Iwo Jima, 02/19/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #11053. National Archives description "1) AV Views of auxiliary ships in transport area & small boat traffic off Iwo Jima. 2) AV BB bombards Iwo Jima, island BG. 3) AV Iwo Jima under bombardment, shells land in water & on island. 4) AV Wave of many landing craft on way to beach. 5) AV Three columns of LCIs on way to beach, Iwo Jima under bombardment BG." National Archives Identifier: 79057
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Iwo Jima, Battle Of, Japan, 1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Landing Craft -- United States; World War II; WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American
Downloads: 35
[movies]Iwo Beach Scenes: OS2U Landing; Landing Craft On Way To Beach, 02/21/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #8589. National Archives description "1) MS LSM underway. 2) MS BB, probably USS PENNSYLVANIA, bow-on, firing, CA & DD on horizon BG, YMS crosses FG. 3) LS formation of planes in flight against blue sky & clouds. 4) MS Iwo Jima beach as LVTs make the beach, smoke from gun fire seen. 5) MS DD from port quarter, second DD BG. 6) MS AGC with landing craft alongside. 7) CU Officers use peloris on bridge--SV...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; USS Samaritan (AH-10); World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; USS Samaritan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Kingfisher (Reconnaissance Aircraft); United States. Marine Corps; Landing Craft -- United States; World War II; Mount Suribachi; WWII In Color
Downloads: 18
[texts]The Captain Wears A Cross - Maguire, William A. (William Augustus), 1890-
"This is a book about the men of our Navy written by a man who must know as many of them, and know them as well, as anyone who ever wore the Navy's blue. Chaplain Maguire has, as much as any man I have ever known, a talent which is rare — the talent of knowing other men, not superficially or carelessly, or through a veil of personal preconception, but as they are. To the varied, exacting tasks of his profession, he brings deep sympathy for other men and wide tolerance of their human foibles...
Keywords: WWII; Maguire, William A. (William Augustus), 1890-; World War, 1939-1945; Military Chaplains -- Biography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Chaplains, Military -- United States; World War II
Downloads: 5
[movies]Capture Of Bergenhausen & Concentration Camp Of Arnoldsweiler, Germany, 02/27/1945 - United States. Army
Footage of U.S. soldier opening camp gate. Woman prisoner shakes his hand then other women exit gate and shake hands of group of US soldiers. Closeups of women and soldiers. Smiling soldier says "hi mom!" Footage of happy women and soldiers walking through camp. Group of male prisoners smiling. Dead German soldier. Sign "ARNOLDSWEILER" and Jeep by side of road. Scenes from town. Civilians and captured German soldiers walk in street...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare; Stalag VI-H; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany
Downloads: 36
[movies]Kamikazes, Naval Antiaircraft Fire Saipan, Mariana Islands, 02/27/1945 - United States. Army
Extracted from US Army film "Capture Of Bergenhausen And Concentration Camp Of Arnoldsweiler Germany; Naval Antiaircraft Fire Saipan, Mariana Islands, 02/27/1945" No National Archives description. National Archives Identifier: 15566
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands; Kamikaze Pilots -- Japan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Japanese
Downloads: 42
[movies]Rescue Of Aviator At Sea, 02/13/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #8646. National Archives description "1) MS-CU Man swimming in water with life jacket on. 2) MS-CU Man swims out & pulls man with life jacket on to ship. 3) HS Rescued aviator pulled up on deck of DD. 4) LS Smoke flare burning in water."  National Archives Identifier: 78578
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Search And Rescue Operations; World War II; WWII In Color
Downloads: 25
[movies]Task Force In Marshalls; Japanese Planes Attack Task Force Near Marianas Island, 02/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1678. National Archives description "1) GV CVL. MS Group pilots pose on deck. SBD BG.2) SCU Pilot enters & exits cockpit-SV.3) LS GV BBs, LCI underway-SV.4) GV BB, DD anchored, CL turns.5) MS-Pan DD turns, CV, CL, BB, AKs underway & at anchor SV.6) LS CL fires, flak, Japanese plane burns on horizon-SV.7) LS CV, Japanese plane passes." National Archives Identifier: 76135
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aereal Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aereal Operations, Japanese; Dauntless (Dive Bomber); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Landing Craft -- United States; WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Marshall Islands; Kamikaze Pilots -- Japan
Downloads: 26
[movies]Scenes Aboard The USS Yorktown (CV-10) & Night Firing, 02/24/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #8530. National Archives description " 1) HS-MS Damaged TBF lands & crashes. 2) HS CV underway firing AA gun, practice; many parked planes on fantail FG. 3) GV Night shot: Many tracers in air. 4) MS-Pan F6Fs taxi & take off-SV. 5) MS-Pan SB2C taxis & takes off. 6) GV DDs, CVs, CLs in anchorage-SV. 7) HS SB2Cs & TBFs approach & land-SV. 8) MS Men on deck receive coffee...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Navy; USS Yorktown (CV-10); Avenger (Fighter Plane); United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; Helldiver (Dive Bomber); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; WWII In Color; USS Yorktown
Downloads: 16
[movies]"K" Type Blimp, Carrier Landing Operations, 02/24/1944 - 02/28/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1626. National Archives description "1) LA Blimp airborne.2) HA Motor whale boat coming alongside ship.3) MS Gondola (blimp) released from deck of carrier.4) MS Same as above.5) MCU Propellor turning; personnel working around blimp in bg.6) MS Gondola of blimp; pilot inside.7) MS Motor whale boat in water.8) MLS Gondola with lines running down to ship; blimp coming in for landing.9) LS Blimp coming in for landing; personnel making ready to secure lines from blimp;...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Airships; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Blimps; Coronado (Seaplane); USS Chaser (CVE-10); World War II; USS Chaser; Dirigibles
Downloads: 23
[movies]Landings On Iwo Jima, 02/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #8588. National Archives description "l) CU Ordnancemen assembling rockets. 2) MS LCI approaching alongside. 3) MS Man cuts holes in cans before throwing them over the side. 4) LS Mt. Suribachi and Iwo Jima. 5) MS LVT's and LCVP's circle in rendezvous area. 6) MS YMS lying off Iwo Jima. 7) MS LCI-62. 8) CU Officer reads message into mechanical speaker. 9) LS Mt. Suribachi, destroyer underway, close in shore...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan; Landing Craft -- United States; USS LST-399; Motor Vehicles, Amphibious -- United States; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; WWII In Color; Mount Suribachi
Downloads: 28
[movies]Destroyers Shell Kavieng, New Ireland Island, 02/24/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1639. National Archives description "1) GV Smoke screen-SV--UX.2) LS 2 DDs in column, one fires, lines FG--good.3) LS Shell splashes on shore, DD lays smoke.4) MS Talker on deck. LS DDs lay smoke--good.5) LS Shore line & smoke columns.6) GV DDs in column, one fires--good-SV."  National Archives Identifier: 76116
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Papua New Guinea
Downloads: 21
[movies]Air Coverage, Yawata, Japan, 02/10/1946 - 02/18/1946 - United States. Army Air Forces
National Archives description "56' Various passes over the steel mills area, flying E to NE over Doaki Bay to Maeda Anchorage. 5' City proper - incendiary attack effect to homes S of railroad tracks. 4' Blast furnace and smelting area of steel mills (S end). 4' City area untouched by fire. S end of plant. 5' Housing area for workers, S of Yawata. 91' Flying SE at an altitude of 500 feet across Dokai Bay to SE portion of the Japan Iron Works at Maeda Anchorage...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan; World War II: Postwar Issues
Downloads: 17
[movies]B-29 Air-Sea Rescue, 02/23/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #11031. National Archives description "1) CU Two empty life rafts aft of PBY tail section. 2) CU Tail section of B-29 nose down in water SV. 3) LS CU Airstrip on Saipan, Navy PB2-Y seen in front of wrecked Japanese hangar SV. 4) CU Life ring at left of Japanese hangar. 5) MS PAN B-29 lands down runway, mountain in BG SV. 6) LS Several B-29s move down air strip after landing." National Archives Identifier: 79045
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Search And Rescue Operations; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan; B-29 (Bomber); World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Coronado (Seaplane); World War II; WWII In Color
Downloads: 24
[movies]Invasion & Bombardment Of Iwo Jima, 02/09/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #8644. National Archives description "1) GV Sunset shot, ships on horizon. 2) MS Night shot: BB fires salvo. 3) LS Formation of planes passes. 4) GV Iwo Jima under bombardment, almost completely obscured by smoke. 5) MS CL fires, signals blinker. 6) GV Iwo Jima & Mt. Suribachi under bombardment, smoke columns rise. 7) LS Bombs explode on Iwo Jima. 8) LS-Pan F6Fs strafe island with rockets -SV...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan; Iwo Jima, Battle Of, Japan, 1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; Landing Craft -- United States; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Hellcat (Fighter Plane); World War, 1939-1945; Rockets (Ordnance); WWII In Color
Downloads: 15
[movies]503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, Corregidor Invasion, Philippine Islands, 02/16/1945 - United States. Army
Planes fly overhead and paratroops land. Closeup of parachute on ground. Soldiers dig in. View (from atop hill) of harbor area and landing craft on beach. Scenes of soldiers taking positions in rubble. Shots of harbor area. Slate: "H. GOLDSTEIN" Soldiers guarding Japanese prisoners. Bulldozer on beach, in background. Scene from inside landing craft. Shots of plane overhead and more paratroops landing...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Parachute Infantry Regiment, 503rd; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, American; Corregidor; Prisoners Of War -- United States; Parachute Troops; Parachutes; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Regiment, 34th
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[movies]View Of Personnel And Planes Of US Navy Fighting Squadron Thirty-Three (VF-33), Havannah Harbor, Efate, New Hebrides, 02/17/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1700. National Archives description "MS SCU, Plane crew briefed by the Lt. Cdr Russell-SV. MS, Pilots enterF4F cockpit. SCU F6F prop warms up. SCU Russel on cockpit (light leaks). MSSCU F6Fs taxi past from revetments-SV. AVL F6F formations over water,(somelight leaks). GV Echelon 4 F6Fs approach, make steep climb-SV. GV MS-PanCrewman gas F6F. F6Fs taxi to revetments." National Archives Identifier: 76149
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Navy -- Fighting Squadron, 33rd; Hellcat (Fighter Plane); United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War II; Wildcat (Fighter Plane); Russell, Hawley; WWII In Color
Downloads: 18
[movies]Red Cross; Bombardment Of Iwo Jima; Invasion Of Iwo Jima, 02/20/1945 - 02/27/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #8519. National Archives description "1) LS DDs on horizon. 2) GV Sunset shot. 3) MS Hospital ship at anchor. -- 1) LS OS2U lands in slick of wake, stern of USS Nevada FG. 2) CU OS2U hooks on to recovery sled. 3) MS Plane is hoisted aboard. 4) LS Horizon showing many flak bursts. 5) LS Iwo Jima showing Mt. Suribachi & shore line. 6) MS DD underway. 7) HS-CU Looking into LCPR with camera set up on tripod...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; USS Nevada; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan; Kingfisher (Reconnaissance Aircraft); United States. Marine Corps; Iwo Jima, Battle Of, Japan, 1945; Landing Craft -- United States; World War II; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; WWII In Color
Downloads: 14
[movies]LSTs Leave Kukum Beach, Guadalcanal, Land On Green Island, 02/11/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1527. National Archives description "1) LS MS LCP tows barrage balloon.2) GV LCs. & New Zealanders on beach. barrage balloon overhead.3) GV Beached LST, crew work with barrage balloon on shore.4) GV APs, LCs. LS Small craft tows balloon.5) GV Beached LST, 3 barrage balloons, men on LST. secure balloon SV.6) GV Beached LSTs, LST underway. barrage balloon-SV.7) GV Men fire 20MM, LSTs off shore...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, New Zealand; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; Battle Of The Green Islands; Barrage Balloons
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[movies]Ordnance Men Unload, Prepare, & Stow Bombs In Ready Area, Bougainville Island, 02/14/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1572. National Archives description "1) GV R4Ds taxi on strip, truck tows bomb dollies-SV.2) GV Bulldozer pulls causeway to LCT, crane enters.3) MS 1000 1b. bombs in LCT.4) GV Men secure bombs to crane hook in LCT, unload in truck, etc.-SV.5) SCU Craneman manipulates controls.6) GV Truck backs into LCT, crane unloads etc.7) GV LCT lowers ramp, APs, LCTs BG.8) GV SCU Truck pulls string of 1000 1b...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane)
Downloads: 8
[movies]Marines Land, Establish Beachhead, Eniwetok Island, Marshall Group, 02/19/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1526. National Archives description "1) GV MS Marines on beach lay communications wire, etc.-SV.2) GV Marines in field wreckage, dig fox holes.3) GV Bulldozer clears area. GV 2 ducks on beach.4) MS Marines take cover by barricade in field, fox holes, etc.-SV.5) GV Marines mill around beach. LCVs off shore BG.6) LS LCPs, Marines on beach-SV-OX.7) MS SCU Corpsmen administer plasma to stretcher case."  National Archives Identifier: 76048
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Landing Craft -- United States; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Motor Vehicles, Amphibious -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Marshall Islands
Downloads: 8
[movies]USS Saratoga (CV-3) Afire, 02/22/1945 - United States. Navy
National Archives description "1) HS Looking forward showing fire burning & smoking on flight deck.2) HS Corpsmen carry wounded across flight deck.3) HS Shooting toward bow from island, fire burning on deck, crews play foamite hoses.4) HS Fire-fighters extinguish fire, wreckage of plane seen on deck.5) GV Night scene: Tracer fire in the sky.6) HS Forward from deck of carrier showing damage.7) HS-Pan Deck showing damage details-SV.8) HS Plane skeleton is hauled toward side.9) HS Showing bodies li...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; USS Saratoga (CV-3); World War II; USS Saratoga; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded
Downloads: 9
[movies]Aboard USS Oakland (CL-95) Showing Japanese Planes Shot Down Off Saipan Island, Marianas Group, 02/22/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1585. National Archives description "1) LS-Pan Japanese plane passes, DD & CVL fire at Japanese plane.2) LS Japanese plane explodes on water, burns, CVL & CV FG.3) LS-Pan Flak bursts around Japanese plane on horizon, strafing splashes FG, plane smokes, crashes, explodes, burns.4) LS Japanese plane crashes, explodes on horizon (hazy).5) LS BB & DD fire. LS 2 Japanese crashes planes burn near CVL.6) LS Japanese plane dives, pan to CV.7) LS Japanese plane crashes, AA...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Japanese; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Kamikaze Pilots -- Japan; World War II; USS Oakland; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Oakland (CL-95)
Downloads: 11
[movies]Marine Landing Operations: Invasion Of Eniwetok Island, Marshall Islands, 02/19/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1525. National Archives description "1) GV LCPs underway. GV Col., APs, 5" gun FG.2) GV APs at anchor. MS LCRs alongside AP.3) SHS Troops at rail debark; LCPs alongside-SV.4) HS Loaded LCP gets underway. GV LST, DD, LCPs.5) MS Troops carry wounded. GV Troops in beach supply area-SV.6) LS Corpsmen aid wounded. GV Troops move up from beach-SV.7) GV-Pan Troops on beach, LVT, bulldozer, LCTs unloading activities.8) MS Troops hold Japanese flag...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Marshall Islands; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945; Landing Craft -- United States; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Motor Vehicles, Amphibious -- United States
Downloads: 9
[movies]Bombardment Of Kwajalein By U.S. Navy Planes & Ships, 02/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4172. National Archives description "1) LS-Pan Bomb bursts on shore2) LS Plane diving over shore, bomb bursts (shaky)3) GV Bomb bursts in surf.4) GV Large shell explosion on shore, flak bursts FG.5) MS SBDs pass over island.6) LS DDs, AKs, smoke on shore7) LS DDs, BB, AKs off shore.8) GV TBFs, SBDs pass over CA-SV.9) LS Bomb splashes-SVSee *4173"
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Kwajalein Atoll, Battle Of, Marshall Islands, 1944; World War II; WWII In Color
Downloads: 9
[movies]Invasion Of Iwo Jima American Flag Atop Mt. Suribachi, 02/16/1945 - 02/20/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #15846. National Archives description "1) LS Mt. Suribachi; large barge tied alongside LST, FG.2) LA LS Men grouped around flag flying atop Mt. Suribachi (SV).3) MS DUKW backing down ramp of landing craft onto beach.4) MS Same as before, different angles.5) MS Truck backing up ramp of landing craft.6) HA MCU Dead Japanese on beach.7) MS Ships, personnel & equipment on beach; dead Japanese, FG.8) MLS Shipping in water off beach; men looking at dead Japanese, FG.9) M...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan; Iwo Jima, Battle Of, Japan, 1945; United States. Marine Corps; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Mount Suribachi
Downloads: 13
[movies]Burial At Sea; Flight Operations Aboard USS San Jacinto (CVL-30); USS Endicott (DD-495) Refuels, 02/28/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1521. National Archives description ""1) MS-Pan Marines at burial qtrs., volley squad fires-SV.2) HS Marines close order drill on deck.3) LS Formation planes, F6F crash lands.4) MS F6F lands. pilots run to stations-SV.5) SCU MS F6F motors warm up, take off-SV.6) SCU MS Starter signals. F6F plane taxis over him. launched.7) SCU Crewmen drop line over board.8) HS Men run to stations, haul on lines, USS ENDICOTT/DMS-35) alongside.9) MS Officers on ENDICOTT bridge--sh...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; USS San Jacinto (CVL-30); Hellcat (Fighter Plane); United States. Marine Corps; Rites And Ceremonies; World War, 1939-1945; USS San Jacinto; World War II; Soldiers' Bodies, Disposition Of; USS Endicott (DD-495); United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; USS Endicott
Downloads: 10
[movies]Tests Of Army, Navy, & Coast Guard Air-Sea Rescue Boats, Rockland, Maine, 02/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #15967. National Archives description "1) MS 85" boat underway on high seas.2) LS Same as above; Pan, lead boat plows through high seas, throws spray high in air; it is followed by second boat in column; spray flies over boats.3) LS 85" army boats undergo tests in rough seas; they move toward camera at high speed.4) MS Army boat lying to.5) MS Beat underway at high speed; bow of boat high as it cuts through water.6) MS Boat undergoing tests in rough weather.7) LS S...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Coast Guard; Search And Rescue Operations; World War II
Downloads: 10
[movies]B-29 Air-Sea Rescue Devices, 02/23/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #11032. National Archives description "1) MS Runway scene, many B-29s land, B-29s BG. 2) CU B-29 with inboard-port engines stopped outboard port engine is smoking. 3) LA Looking up into engine nacelle into life raft automatic doors. 4) CU PBM coming down low over water & dropping 4 or 5 life rafts, men in the water swim to the rafts & open them. 5) HS Large number of men hanging on to raft in water...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; B-29 (Bomber); World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Mariner Bombers; WWII In Color
Downloads: 14
[movies]Testing Air-Sea Rescue Boats, Rockland, Maine, 02/15/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #15975. National Archives description "1) HA MS Small boat comes up alongside liferaft.2) HA MS Same as above.3) MS Two photographers, one operating movie camera on tripod, other using Speedgraphic, on fantail of boat, smoke above boat"s wake.4) HA MS Rescue boat comes up along port side of liferaft; object lifted from raft, brought aboard.5) HA MCU CG enlisted men lift dummy from raft, place it on deck of bost.6) HA MCU Dummy, made of rope, in liferaft (SV).7) HA ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Search And Rescue Operations; World War II
Downloads: 8
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